Federal judge blocks prosecution of Northern California pot growers

Published: 13/08/2017
Federal judge blocks prosecution of Northern California pot growers
Source: WWW.SFGATE.COM

A judge in San Francisco, in the first known ruling of its kind, has halted federal prosecution of two North Coast marijuana growers because Congress has prohibited the Justice Department from interfering with states’ medical marijuana laws. [...] U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg suspended further proceedings in the case this week and said the prosecution was barred by restrictions Congress fir

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